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jcardello

Going Grain Free: Fact Versus Myth Concerning Grain Allergies

jcardello

Grain-free dog foods are gaining in popularity for Pet Parents with allergy-prone dogs. While these products may seem like the proper choice for dogs experiencing grain allergies, there a few myths you should know before you consider making the switch to grain free foods.   Myth: Grain allergies are always detected at an early age.  

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Obesity and Pets: What to Feed an Overweight Pet

jcardello

The wide-eyed gaze of a begging pet hoping to receive just a tiny taste of a treat is a weakness for any pet parent. Whether it’s avoiding the guilt of denying their pet any smidgen of table scraps or just not knowing the appropriate amount to feed, many parents end up with overweight pets prone to health risks.  

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jcardello

Tips for Cleaning Your Dogs Ears

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Routine ear cleanings are essential to eliminating wax buildup and lowering your dog’s risk of developing an ear infection. This a simple solution, but for many pets it can be a distressing process. Dogs are known to have sensitive ears and most prefer for them not to be touched, which can make ear cleanings a strenuous activity. Here are tips & Read more �

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jcardello

Reduce Shedding with Diet

jcardello

The joys of being a Pet Parent are many, but with every good reward comes a downside. For many cat and dog owners, this is shedding. The furrier the pet, the more piles of balled up hair you’re likely to discover around the house, and the cleanup is never-ending. However, there is a non-grooming related way to help cut down & Read more �

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jcardello

Tips for Easy At-Home Grooming

jcardello

Grooming is an essential part of keeping your pet healthy. To keep your pet looking and feel great in between your grooming appointments here are some simple and easy touch-up grooming tips you can tackle at home. With the right knowledge and tools, you can have your pet looking better than ever.   Bathing

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What are the Dietary Needs of a Diabetic Pet?

jcardello

Having a diabetic pet can be a challenge for any Pet Parent. The 2011 “State of Pet Health” report shows a 33-percent increase in diabetes among dogs in the past four years and a 16-percent increase for cats, proving that the need of quality pet diabetic information is real and now more important than ever. Working hand-in-hand with your trusted & Read more �

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How Natural and Organic Foods Address Pets’ Unique Needs

jcardello

Many Pet Parents are turning towards organic and natural food to enhance the health and well being of their feline and canine companions. Featuring pesticide free vegetables and nutrients, these foods are ideal for both healthy pets and those with the specific issues outlined here:  

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Cooler Weather Means Hyper Dogs

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It’s that time of year again!  The weather is starting to get cooler and the dogs are starting to get hyper.  It’s not just my dog, right?? I love seeing how spunky Kyra gets when the weather cools off.  It makes me so happy to see my old dog bouncing around like a puppy!  However, I see how frustrated my students & Read more �

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jcardello

When Does Your Dog Need an Anal Gland Clean?

jcardello

  Have you ever caught your dog dragging his rear-end along the carpet? This is often unfortunately a sign your four-legged friend is in need of an anal gland cleaning.   Your dog’s anal glands are sacs that secrete a strong pungent liquid each time he defecates. The unique odor serves as a way for dogs to mark their territory and distinguish between & Read more �

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10 Dogs in Need of Grooming

jcardello

Keeping your dog well groomed is vitally important to maintaining his hygiene. Depending on your dog’s breed and coat type, certain dogs will require more grooming maintenance than others. Future Pet Parents may want to take these needs into consideration when considering a particular breed or mix of breeds for their next dog. Here is the list of the 10 & Read more �

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